As of 2013, this subspecies has been split as Sagebrush Sparrow by the AOU, giving me my first "armchair" lifer. We saw one such sparrow during our travels around the island.
A male bird seen on a tree at the Garr Ranch.
Four birds seen just outside the visitor's center, followed by another 25 or so on the mountain trail.
near to the breeding colony on Antelope Island.
with California Gulls near their nesting colony.
Antelope island Salt Lake City
Juvenile Ring-billed Gull in foreground.
Changed from horned to eared grebe 4/15
First sighting this year. Spring is coming!!